Jumbo Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

MEDFORD - The Tufts University baseball team was one of the nearly 300 college and high school programs that the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) was proud to honor with the 2018 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award announced on Wednesday.

Teams from every level of college and high school baseball were recognized with this year's award, which highlights programs coached by ABCA members that posted a grade point average (GPA) over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire 2017-18 academic year. The Jumbo team carries a 3.18 team GPA.

Head coach John Casey's Jumbos finished 20-17 this past spring, won the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) East Division for the fifth straight season and played in the conference tournament finals.

> 2018 ABCA Team Academic Excellent Award Recipients